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About Life in the 50’s and Retired Ruth
Blogs I Follow
- Real Surfers
- The British Postal Museum & Archive blog
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Today in the mail, I received a letter addressed to my parents ….. It was inviting me to travel and study in Italy, Sicily, and Greece with other high school seniors. What do you suppose they mean by “seniors”? … Continue reading
I had lunch with the butterflies again today. There was a feeling of autumn in the air, with warm sunshine and a cool breeze. This post was first published in 2012…. Hope you had lunch with someone or something you … Continue reading
Face it… love of music begins at an early age. For me that love was born listening to my mom singing her favorite church hymns and singing along to the radio tunes of the early 1950’s. Watching her enjoy the … Continue reading
Thanks to Marcy @ For Your Good Health http://marcellarousseau.wordpress.com/ She nominated me for the Beautiful Blogger Award! My first award… so nice! Here are the rules: 1. Add the image of the award to your blog. 2. Thank the blogger … Continue reading
When I was in high school, my friends and I used to explore old abandoned houses. Late at night. With flashlights. I know it was dangerous and it was TRESPASSING, but when you grow up out in the Middle of … Continue reading
OK, maybe I’m a little obsessed with this moonflower growing on my patio, but hey… it’s my blog. I can obsess if I want! Maybe it’s the romantic notion of a night blooming flower. Maybe it’s the name. Moon … Continue reading
Weekend getaways. Fun and relaxation. Unwind and get away from the daily schedules. We don’t get away very often. Because … it’s just too much work. You see, there’s the farm and the chores and the employees and the … Continue reading
My moonflowers are starting to bloom. I noticed them for the first time about 7:00PM this evening…. They are gorgeous…. worth waiting for.
This picture sits above my computer; my brother and I found it at our local library last spring. It’s our barn at the farm where we grew up. My parents purchased the farm in 1957 and we took possession January … Continue reading